Representative Image After the arrest of two gangsters last week, Haryana Police arrested a wanted criminal and parole jumper, who carried a sum of Rs 25,000, from Jharkhand.
Story of the Accused
A Haryana Police spokesman said the arrested accused, identified as Dharmender otherwise known as Rajesh from Sonipat, was wanted in loot and other cases. He, together with his associates, committed loot at gunpoint in Sonipat district in the year 2000. The crackdown was done by a Special Task Force (STF) unit. In this case, the court has sentenced him to 20 years in jail. He jumped parole after coming out of jail in 2004 and had been running since, changing his hideouts to avoid arrest.
Nabbing of the Criminal
The STF unit had started collecting secret information to arrest him. After getting a hint about his whereabouts, a team was sent to Jharkhand, where he was found to have been living under a false identity. He had opened a Dhaba, famous for Murthal parantha, at Seraikela Kharsawan district of Jharkhand.